|Montana OIS feasibility study : final report (Volume 1981) - Program Resources, Inc|
Keywords: Occupations; Occupational surveys; Occupations
|Artists in the workforce : 1990-2005 : executive summary - Gaquin, Deirdre|
Title from cover
Keywords: Artists; Arts; Occupational surveys
|Montana supply/demand executive summary (Volume 1990) - Montana State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee|
Keywords: Stephens, Stan; Occupational surveys; Occupations; Occupations
|Montana occupational employment statistics : industry staffing patterns for the construction and mining industry : 3rd quarter 1978 (Volume 1980) - Montana. Employment Security Division. Research and Analysis Section|
"Issued February, 1980."
Keywords: Construction industry; Mineral industries; Employees; Occupational surveys
|ERIC ED294228: National Survey of New Zealand Journalists. A Summary Report. - ERIC|
In order to develop strategies for training future journalists, the New Zealand Council for Educational Research sponsored a survey of all journalists in all branches of the profession in New Zealand in 1987. The response rate was over 46%; 1,249 New Zealand journalists returned the survey. Major findings revealed that: (1) the proportion of female journalists is steadily increasing; (2) journalism continues to be a "young" profession; (3) less than 5% of the respondents were members of ethnic m...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Foreign Countries; Journalism; Journalism Education; Occupational Surveys
|ERIC ED300407: Construction and Analysis of Organization Climate Surveys. Training and Development Research Center Project No. 26. - ERIC|
Climate surveys are an important diagnostic tool in organization development. The purposes of this paper are to: (1) present the advantages and disadvantages of using a survey as a diagnostic tool, as compared to interviewing, observation, and the use of secondary (preexisting and non-intrusive) information; (2) argue for customized climate surveys rather than standardized ones; (3) provide a rationale for the format to be used in constructing a climate survey; (4) provide an extensive set of qu...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employee Attitudes; Occupational Surveys; Organizational Climate; Surveys; Test Construction; Test Interpretation
|ERIC ED269805: Non-Whites in California Newsrooms: A Study of Hiring Patterns of Selected Newspapers. - ERIC|
Prompted by a report of the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE), which noted a correlation between regional minority population and newsroom employment, a study investigated the hiring patterns of 24 small and medium-sized California dailies. California was chosen because it has one of the highest non-white populations in the nation (about 25% of the state's 26 million). Newspaper editors, publishers, and personnel officers were asked about the number and percentages of non-whites worki...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employment Practices; Journalism; Minority Groups; News Reporting; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys; Personnel Integration; Population Distribution
|ERIC ED352698: Occupational Stress and Burnout in Educational Administration. - ERIC|
Stress intrigues and plagues academic and practicing school administrators alike. This paper profiles McGrath's (1976) social-psychological stress process which consists of four stages, and Gmelch's (1988) similar four-stage cycle. A study investigated the relationship between Stage I and Stage IV of the four-stage stress cycle and the influence of an intervening variable, sex roles, on each of the two stages...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Burnout; Educational Administration; Elementary Secondary Education; Occupational Surveys; Principals; Sex Role; Stress Variables; Superintendents
|ERIC ED306613: Impact of Long-Term Communication Training on Managerial Style and Perceptions of Organization. - ERIC|
A study examined the impact of a working commitment to corporate communication and corporate communication education on perceptions of management and managerial style and the more general perceptions of the organization. Subjects, 15 male mid-level managers at a large southeastern chemical plant that had in place a continuing corporate communication education program, were surveyed for their perceptions of organizational behavior...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communication Research; Corporate Education; Leadership Styles; Management Development; Occupational Surveys; Organizational Climate; Organizational Communication
|ERIC ED309480: Ethics and the Exercise of Responsibility among Entrepreneurs in New Ad Agencies. - ERIC|
To seek insight into the ethical and risk-taking orientations of advertising agency entrepreneurs, a study focused on the impact of these orientations on the entrepreneur's practices and perceptions of responsibility surrounding client legal services. Subjects, 152 entrepreneurs at 152 start-up agencies (defined as having six or fewer employees and being less than three years old), participated in a phone interview...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advertising; Business Responsibility; Communication Research; Entrepreneurship; Ethics; Legal Aid; Occupational Surveys; Small Businesses
|ERIC ED306620: Bridging the Technology of Telecommunications into Business Communication. - ERIC|
A survey of companies using telecommunications equipment investigated the distribution of channel selection and the use of external mail distribution systems. A total of 50 companies responded to the survey, which identified 12 telecommunications systems and seven external mail distribution systems. Results indicated that the four most popular telecommunication systems (listed in decreasing order) were data modems, key telephone systems, facsimile, and computer-to-computer data transmission...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Communication; Communication Research; Electronic Mail; Facsimile Transmission; Modems; Occupational Surveys; Telephone Communications Systems
|ERIC ED309549: The California CBO: The 1987-88 Profile of Chief Business Officials in California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve. - ERIC|
This report describes the results of a survey designed to provide descriptions of chief business officials (CBOs): their personal characteristics, their career paths, and their preparation. All chief business officials in California K-12 school districts and in offices of county superintendents of schools received questionnaires regarding the CBO position; 662 responses were returned. With regard to personal characteristics, the findings revealed that the CBO in California school districts is a ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Occupational Surveys; Profiles; School Business Officials
|ERIC ED309431: Debunking the Mutilated Boy: A Study of Newspaper Editors and an Inflammatory Rumor. - ERIC|
A study examined how newspaper editors resolve issues relating to rumors--that is whether to cover stories which may turn out to be false. The "mutilated boy" rumor was chosen for its antiquity and endurance, its powerful theme, and its ability to create intense anxiety in a community. Thirty-three of the 86 editors who responded to the questionnaires reported encounters with the "mutilated boy" or similar rumors...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Editors; Journalism; News Reporting; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys; Questionnaires; Social Responsibility
|ERIC ED349567: How Management Training Relates to Newspaper Editors' Professional Commitment. - ERIC|
The purpose of this study was to determine whether increased amounts of management training for newspaper editors correlated positively with higher levels of professional commitment. Subjects, 313 (of 500) newspaper editors working at 123 U.S. daily newspapers that were part of the Gannett, Knight-Ridder, or Scripps-Howard chains, responded to a questionnaire that dealt with amount of management training experience, level of commitment, and various demographics...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Correlation; Editors; Job Satisfaction; Management Development; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys; Professional Training; Salaries
|ERIC ED341088: The Non-Forensics After-Life of a Forensics Director. - ERIC|
A study investigated the personal and career choices that motivate an educator's departure from active involvement in forensics activities, and what trends, if any, exist concerning what former directors do in place of forensics. The study also investigated how forensics participation as a coach/director impacted on the individual, and what suggestions these individuals might have for change in the forensic activity itself...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Change; Communication Research; Debate; Higher Education; Occupational Surveys; Persuasive Discourse; Teacher Attitudes
|ERIC ED357364: Professional Development Issues for Community College English Faculty. - ERIC|
A study examined the methods by which English faculty in Virginia's community colleges keep abreast of new developments in their fields, the effectiveness of their methods, and steps that the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) might take to enhance professional development. Personal interviews were conducted with English faculty at local universities, face-to-face and telephone interviews were conducted with a selective sample of community college faculty, and telephone interviews were con...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Faculty; Collegiality; Community Colleges; English Instruction; Occupational Surveys; Professional Development; Two Year Colleges
|ERIC ED306616: The Generation of Story Ideas: An Exploratory Study of Gatekeeping in Local Television News. - ERIC|
A study examined the possible sources for story ideas within a local television newsroom, with a special emphasis on the role of the reporter. Fifteen newscasts, comprising 227 stories that appeared on early evening newscasts of the three network affiliated television stations in Memphis, Tennessee, were coded for the original source for each story idea. A questionnaire distributed to all reporters and news managers at the three stations probed various attitudes and skills behind the generation ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Broadcast Television; Content Analysis; Information Sources; News Media; News Reporting; Occupational Surveys; Questionnaires
|ERIC ED329830: Why Are Employees Leaving the Federal Government? Results of an Exit Survey. A Report to the President and the Congress of the United States. A Special Study. - ERIC|
The success of virtually every endeavor of the Federal Government depends on the skills, abilities, and motivations of its work force. Yet recent years have seen increasing concern about the quality of the Federal work force and the Government's ability to retain its most capable employees. In any given year, the Government loses nearly 120,000 full-time, permanent, white-collar employees. Knowing about the reasons for leaving is an important first step in developing policies or programs that wi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employee Attitudes; Employment Patterns; Employment Statistics; Federal Government; Labor Turnover; Occupational Surveys
|ERIC ED322025: Profile of a Museum Registrar: CASE Research Project 7-78. - ERIC|
This book represents the first independent research study directed toward the educational needs and interests of museum registrars to be undertaken by a university in collaboration with a nationally recognized museum. The study's primary objective was to provide data to be used for the development of materials and methods in the training and education of museum registrars. Designed to encourage museum registrars to express how they view themselves in relation to their work was mailed to 434 muse...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational Needs; Museums; Occupational Surveys; Personnel Data; Profiles; Questionnaires; Research Projects
|ERIC ED185645: Identifying Power Structures. - ERIC|
This paper reports on two processes used to begin a long-term series of studies on educational power structures in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Purposes of the study were to determine if (1) substrata or pools of power undergird educational power structures, (2) certain paths to power are typically followed by influentials, (3) separate power structures exist for grades K-12 and postsecondary education, and (4) power structure changes can be pr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Decision Making; Employed Women; Occupational Surveys; Policy Formation; Power Structure; Professional Occupations; Tables (Data)
|ERIC ED373992: Characteristics of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers in the United States: 1991. Surveys of Science Resource Series. - ERIC|
This report presents data on the demographic and employment characteristics of doctoral scientists and engineers in the United States. This 1991 survey is different from prior surveys in this series in that it represents an interest to accommodate an age-based cohort policy in retirement patterns and to make the sample frame compatible with other National Science Foundation surveys of science and engineering personnel...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Doctoral Degrees; Engineers; Higher Education; Occupational Surveys; Science Education; Scientists
|ERIC ED283158: Covering Religion News at Daily Newspapers. - ERIC|
A study surveyed the religion news reporters at daily newspapers in all circulation classes to assess the current state of the religion beat. Mail surveys were completed by 141 newspapers. Information concerning the following areas was solicited: (1) demographic characteristics (respondent's age, sex, religious preference), (2) staffing arrangements (respondent's title, supervisor's title, amount of time devoted to religion news coverage), (3) allocation of space, and (4) news-gathering practice...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Media Research; News Media; News Reporting; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys; Religion
|ERIC ED308208: Interpreting Nonresponse in Survey Research: Methodological Heresy? - ERIC|
A study is proposed that seeks to use the normally problematic factor of non-response to a survey in a positive way in order to estimate certain characteristics of a population subgroup. A longitudinal database, the Scientific and Technical Personnel Data System (STPDS) measures the educational, demographic, and employment characteristics of the nation's scientists and engineers. An examination of response trends for STPDS surveys reveals that response rates for foreign-born scientists and engin...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Engineers; Evaluation Methods; Occupational Surveys; Research Methodology; Research Projects; Scientists; Surveys; Test Interpretation
|ERIC ED193482: Where to Find BLS Statistics on Women. - ERIC|
This pamphlet is a guide to locating specific data about working women in the various news releases, periodicals, bulletins, and reports published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It shows where to obtain data on women's (1) labor force status, employment, and unemployment; (2) earnings and hours of work; (3) education; (4) membership in labor organizations; and (5) occupational injuries and illnesses...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employed Women; Employment Statistics; Females; Government Publications; Labor Force; Occupational Surveys; Resource Materials
|ERIC ED290541: Salary Surveys: How to Conduct One in Your Community and Child Care Staff Salary and Working Conditions Survey. - ERIC|
Intended for use by child care advocates, this booklet describes ways to gather local information about existing salaries, benefits, and working conditions among child care workers for the purpose of coordinating efforts to upgrade the field. The booklet begins by presenting the rationale behind conducting salary surveys, noting that surveys can open up discusssion on wages; are crucial for the setting up of child care program budgets; can be used to help solicit community support; and can raise...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Care Occupations; Child Caregivers; Day Care; Early Childhood Education; Occupational Surveys; Wages
|ERIC ED258237: Ethical Dilemmas and Modern Journalists. - ERIC|
In a study to examine journalistic integrity, two recent surveys answered by a combined total of 1,936 American journalists requested responses to questions as well as to specific hypothetical ethical dilemmas. In Survey A (conducted in 1983), questions were structured to provide information on beliefs and/or news media policy in four categories of potential journalistic ethical problems: (1) gifts, favors, and free travel; (2) outside activities; (3) journalistic contests; and (4) news judgment...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Ethics; Journalism; Moral Values; News Media; News Reporting; Occupational Surveys
|ERIC ED202014: Who Is Qualified to Teach Business Communications. - ERIC|
Eighty-six instructors of business communication at four-year institutions responded to a survey designed to determine (1) who teaches business communication, (2) what courses were offered, (3) which departments offered business communication courses, (4) class sizes, (5) number of assignments given, (6) number of instructors involved in publishing and consulting, and (7) the qualifications of business communication instructors...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Communication; Educational Research; Higher Education; Occupational Surveys; Teacher Qualifications; Teaching Conditions
|ERIC ED341027: What Do You Mean I Have To Be a Writer? I Teach Reading: A Comparative Study of the Writing of Reading Teachers and the Writing Activities of Undergraduate Reading Methods Students. - ERIC|
To develop courses which would emphasize instruction in writing specifically needed to successfully carry out the professional responsibilities of a reading teacher, a study surveyed inservice reading teachers about their writing activities and compared those results with the writing activities required of preservice reading teachers in existing courses. Recent past graduates of a graduate program in reading education were surveyed regarding the nature and frequency of their writing activities, ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Comparative Analysis; Higher Education; Occupational Surveys; Preservice Teacher Education; Reading Teachers; Undergraduate Students; Writing Attitudes
|ERIC ED310398: Surviving to the Top: A Study of Minority Newspaper Executives. - ERIC|
A study was conducted to determine how minority news executives, assistant managing editors or higher, had gotten started on their newspaper careers, what their experiences had been as minorities in the newsroom, and what suggestions they had for improving the population of minority newsroom executives. Subjects, 42 minority news executives whose names were obtained from the membership lists of national minority journalists' professional associations, responded to a survey that asked about issue...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Role; Administrators; Editors; Journalism; Minority Groups; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys; Promotion (Occupational); Racial Composition; Racial Discrimination; Racial Relations
|ERIC ED386229: Survey of Small Business Training Needs. - ERIC|
In September 1994, the San Diego Community College District conducted a survey of the training needs of small businesses in the District's service area, defining small businesses as those with fewer than 100 employees. Surveys were mailed to 3,622 local companies in industries determined to have smaller businesses, while completed surveys were received from 761 companies for a response rate of 21%...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Colleges; Employer Attitudes; Job Training; Needs Assessment; Occupational Surveys; School Business Relationship; Small Businesses; Two Year Colleges
|ERIC ED376858: The Job Market for Business Librarians: 1983-1992. - ERIC|
This paper analyzes a total of 235 job advertisements for business librarians from 1983 through 1992 listed in "Library Journal,""American Libraries,""C & RL News,""SpeciaList," and the Eastern edition of "The Wall Street Journal." Each advertisement was examined for level of job; type of employing institution; geographic location; minimum salary; Master of Library Science (MLS) requirement; degrees other than MLS; years of experience; and types of experience or skills...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Degree Requirements; Employment Opportunities; Employment Patterns; Employment Qualifications; Employment Statistics; Labor Market; Librarians; Library Personnel; Occupational Surveys
|ERIC ED335668: How Professionals View Portfolio Assessment. Literacy Research Report No. 10. - ERIC|
A study compared results of a 1990 survey of educators to determine growth in knowledge and use of portfolio assessment. The study aimed to report the reactions and feelings of educators who use or may plan portfolios. A total of 173 educators from Illinois enrolled in a literacy workshop sponsored by a midwestern reading association answered a questionnaire that asked them to rank on a 5-point scale their familiarity with portfolios in 4 areas: knowledge, content, theoretical bases, and practic...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Evaluation Research; Literacy; Occupational Surveys; Portfolios (Background Materials); Student Evaluation; Teacher Attitudes; Writing Evaluation
|ERIC ED309421: Professional Orientations of Sports Journalists: Their Role in Journalism. - ERIC|
Because little scholarly or industry research has reviewed the position of sports journalists on the matter of professionalism, a study analyzed newspaper sports journalists' evaluations of their professional orientations and their perceptions of the orientations of their colleagues who write "hard" and "soft" news. The study employed a national mail survey of 624 members of the Associated Press Sports Editors in 1988; 249 usable responses were received for a reponse rate of 40 percent...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Analysis of Variance; Athletics; Journalism; News Writing; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys; Professional Recognition; Self Evaluation (Groups)
|ERIC ED361702: The American Journalist in the 1990s. - ERIC|
Following up on similar studies done in 1971 and 1982-83, a study surveyed American journalists in 1992 to develop a statistical profile of the "typical" journalist and to see how today's journalists compare with those of 10 or 20 years ago. Telephone interviews were conducted during the summer of 1992 with 1410 journalists. Subjects in the main probability sample of 1156 were chosen randomly from news organizations also selected randomly; response rate was 81%...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Comparative Analysis; Higher Education; Journalism; Journalism Education; National Surveys; News Media; Occupational Surveys; Organizational Change; Profiles; Work Attitudes
|ERIC ED378421: Employment Outlook Survey. 2nd Quarter 1995. - ERIC|
The trend toward continued job growth will gain strength in the second quarter of 1995, according to a survey of more than 15,000 U.S. businesses. Hiring increases were predicted by 30 percent of the firms, whereas 7 percent expect their work force to decrease. The net hiring strength of 23 is the highest level seen since the third quarter of 1989 and compares to a net hiring strength of 20 in the survey a year ago...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employment Opportunities; Employment Patterns; Employment Projections; Employment Statistics; Futures (of Society); Labor Needs; Occupational Surveys
|ERIC ED309481: Practitioners' Use of Research and Theory in One-Way and Two-Way Environments. - ERIC|
A study explored whether public relations practitioners in one-way environments (press agentry/publicity and public information) and in two-way environments (asymmetric and symmetric) have different general attitudes toward research and whether they use social science techniques differently. A mail survey of 200 randomly chosen public relations persons (of whom 111 responded for a return rate of 56%) examined the extent to which they understand, use, and conduct research; the extent to which the...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Analysis of Variance; Occupational Surveys; Organizational Climate; Public Relations; Research and Development; Social Science Research; Theory Practice Relationship
|ERIC ED357511: Teaching, Administrative, and Others Work Experience of Public School Principals. Issue Brief. - ERIC|
The National Center for Education Statistics 1990-91 Schools and Staffing Survey examined the prior work experience of elementary and secondary public school principals. The survey found that 98.7 percent of principals had taught an average of 10.6 years before taking their administrative positions. The number of years of teaching increased with age; those under 40 spent an average of 8 years teaching, and those 50 or over spent an average of 11.3 years teaching...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Characteristics; Administrator Effectiveness; Administrator Qualifications; Elementary Secondary Education; Occupational Surveys; Principals; Public Schools; Work Experience
|ERIC ED309441: The Music Critic in the American Press: A Nationwide Survey of Newspapers and Magazines. - ERIC|
Despite the pervasive presence of popular music in society and the continued controversy over its effects on children and teen-agers, the recording industry has received only fragmentary (though increasing) attention from mass media researchers. To gain evidence of the level of literacy of today's music critics, a study examined the tastes, prejudices, and predispositions of an important group of gatekeepers of popular taste--the music critics...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Mass Media Role; Media Research; Multiple Regression Analysis; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys; Periodicals; Popular Culture; Popular Music; Press Opinion
|ERIC ED385856: The Write Stuff: Employment and Earnings of Authors, 1970 to 1990. - ERIC|
A study surveyed and synthesized available information about the employment and earnings of authors over the 1970-1990 period. Data came from United States and other government censuses, a variety of surveys of authors, and from records of writers' unions and professional organizations. Results indicated that: (1) the author occupation is growing rapidly; (2) authors are concentrated in states along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts; (3) members of the author profession are well educated; (4) auth...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Authors; Employment Patterns; Higher Education; Occupational Surveys; Salary Wage Differentials; Sex Differences; Wages; Writing Research
|ERIC ED309424: Chilling the Messenger: The Impact of Libel on Community Newspapers. - ERIC|
A study used a new attitude and behavioral scale for measuring the chilling effect--an undercurrent of fear with respect to publishing decisions--and to determine the impact, if any, of threatened or actual libel suits on community newspapers. The editors and/or publishers of all 167 newspapers in Kentucky with a circulation of less than 50,000 were surveyed by mail, with 69 completed questionnaires returned...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Measures; Behavior Rating Scales; Court Litigation; Legal Problems; Mail Surveys; Media Research; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys
|ERIC ED188217: A Comparison of Roles Played by Men and Women in Public Relations. - ERIC|
A study was undertaken to determine if men and women in public relations jobs differed on the extent to which they performed each of four roles. Based upon the conceptual models found in a wide range of literature on consulting, the four roles used in the study were: (1) expert prescriber, in which the practitioner operates as the authority on both public relations problems and their solutions; (2) communication technician, in which the practitioner provides the organization or client with the s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Comparative Analysis; Consultants; Employed Women; Males; Occupational Surveys; Public Relations; Research; Role Perception; Sex Differences; Sex Role
|ERIC ED307683: Organizational Incentives, Teacher Commitment, Morale, and Job Satisfaction: Is the Program Achieving Its Goals? - ERIC|
The purposes of this study were to compare first- and second-year career-ladder teachers on the basis of their levels of teacher commitment to schools, faculty morale, and job satisfaction and to analyze the variables that explain commitment, morale, and job satisfaction. Five hundred teachers, 250 first-year career-ladder teachers and 250 second-year career-ladder teachers, were selected at random from a midwestern state...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Ladders; Elementary Secondary Education; Job Satisfaction; Occupational Surveys; Public Schools; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Morale
|ERIC ED289761: Earnings of Artists: 1980. - ERIC|
In 1980, the U.S. civilian labor force included over one million persons who were employed as: (1) actors; (2) announcers; (3) architects; (4) postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers; (5) authors; (6) dancers; (7) designers; (8) musicians and composers; (9) painters, sculptors, craft artists, and artist printmakers; (10) photographers; and (11) performers and related workers. This document, based on data from the 1980 U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Artists; Comparative Analysis; Data Analysis; Economic Factors; Economic Status; Income; National Surveys; Occupational Surveys; Research Reports
|ERIC ED341306: Interrelations for Teaching, Research, and Service: The Faculty Satisfaction Dilemma. - ERIC|
This study investigated the extent of the interrelations of faculty satisfaction with the position functions of teaching, research, and service across Venezuelan teacher college campuses. In particular the study concerned the extent to which the variations in the variable teaching satisfaction were associated with the variations in the variables research satisfaction and service satisfaction. Using the Faculty Satisfaction Questionnaire 234 full-time faculty from 7 Venezuelan teachers colleges w...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Faculty; College Instruction; Higher Education; Job Satisfaction; Occupational Surveys; Research; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Role; Work Attitudes
|ERIC ED298067: To Survey American Crafts: A Planning Study. Research Division Report #2. - ERIC|
The purpose of this planning study about crafts in the United States is to provide preliminary data and information prior to a national crafts' survey by the National Endowment of the Arts. This study reports on: (1) the preparation of a systematic classification of U.S. crafts; (2) attempts to group and classify crafts people and their organizations into a system; (3) estimates of the number of crafts people and crafts' organizations; (4) geographical distribution of crafts people; and (5) sugg...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Craft Workers; Data Collection; Data Interpretation; Demography; Geographic Distribution; Handicrafts; National Surveys; Occupational Surveys; Planning; Research Projects
|ERIC ED330007: The Development of Public Relations To Meet the New European Market. - ERIC|
The development of public relations follows when economic development and democracy thrive. EC 1992, with its plans for the European Common Market Community, is a public relations opportunity for U.S. public relations firms. In a survey of 31 firms, 6 owned or were owned by networks, 17 had membership in a network, 8 had no public relations network, and two-thirds indicated that EC 1992 was a great opportunity...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Change Strategies; Communication Research; Economic Change; Foreign Countries; Global Approach; Occupational Surveys; Professional Education; Public Relations
|ERIC ED207413: Medical Technology: Factors Contributing to Professional Attrition. - ERIC|
Reasons for leaving the profession of medical technology were determined through a survey of 83 technologists' attitudes and demographic characteristics. Information was obtained on the age of respondents, year of certification, number of years experience as a medical technologist, and number of years as a member of the American Society for Medical Technology. The sample was 74.4 percent female and 25.3 percent male; the mean age of the sample was 31 years; the mean year of certification was 197...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Change; Dropouts; Family Role; Higher Education; Job Satisfaction; Medical Technologists; Occupational Mobility; Occupational Surveys; Self Actualization
|ERIC ED219816: The Condition and Needs of the Live Professional Theatre in America. Phase I Report: Data Collection and Analysis. - ERIC|
This report describes the first phase of a two-phase study of the condition and needs of the live professional theatre in America since the mid-1960s. Data contained in the report were collected and analyzed on the following aspects of the theatre: finances, productions, performances, facilities, labor force, and employment. The first chapter provides an overview of the study. The examination of theatre activity in chapter II shows interdependence between the activities of the profit and nonprof...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acting; Drama; Employment Patterns; Financial Problems; Labor Conditions; Money Management; Occupational Surveys; Research; Theater Arts; Theaters; Use Studies
|ERIC ED387827: Preparing Students To Work on Newspaper Copy Desks: Are Educators Meeting Editors' Expectations? - ERIC|
A study surveyed two groups in the fall of 1994, journalism educators and newspaper editors. Educators completed a survey regarding the course content and skill areas emphasized in beginning level copy editing courses, while editors were asked to respond to questions regarding the skills they expect entry-level copy editors to have. Respondents included 164 newspaper editors and 160 educators. As expected, editors and educators appeared to agree that working with words is the most important skil...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Editing; Higher Education; Job Skills; Journalism Education; Language Usage; Mass Media; Newspapers; Occupational Surveys; Questionnaires; Writing Instruction
|ERIC ED219757: Subjective Dimensions of Organizational Roles among Public Relations Practitioners. - ERIC|
To explore the subjective dimensions of public relations practitioner orientations toward their profession in the context of the organizational roles they play, this study combined characteristics of both large-sample survey research and indepth, intensive inquiry. Membership lists of the Public Relations Society of America, the International Association of Business Communicators, the Public Relations Club of San Diego, and Women in Communications were used to survey public relations practitione...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Measures; Communication Research; Employee Attitudes; Occupational Surveys; Professional Associations; Professional Recognition; Psychological Characteristics; Public Relations; Role Perception